The First Dinosaur Tail Discovered Is Preserved In Amber, 99 Million Years Old And Covered In Feathers

A dinosaur tail with beautifully preserved feathers still attached to the bone has been found preserved in amber, and it’s one of the coolest things we’ve ever seen. It’s not the first time feathers have been found trapped in amber, but it is the first time that researchers have been able to definitively link them to a dinosaur. The discovery will provide invaluable insight into how dinosaurs’ feathers looked and evolved – something we’ve never been able to learn from fossils.

More info: Sciense (h/t: messynessychic)

“It’s a once in a lifetime find,” one of the researchers, Ryan McKellar from the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Canada told CNN.






(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below


If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

English School Sends Stuffed Animal Sam The Dog Into The Stratosphere
Nature’s Quiet Assassin: Astonishing Pictures Capture Moment Jaguar has Caiman for Lunch
Stunning Images Of The Marine Seals Were Captured By A Diver Who Did Well To Hang Onto His Camera When One Of The Seals Attempted To Take A Bite Out It
"Urban Deer Of Nara": A Photo Series By Yoko Ishii Documents The Free-Ranging Urban Deers In Japan
Cat Dressed In Tiny Sailors Outfit Becomes Captain Of Russian Cruise Ship
Meet Lil Bub
Photographer Captured His Border Collie Playing In The Water
Valais Blacknose Sheep Always Look Like They’re Posing For A Metal Album Cover
Jungle Book Cast Photos Pair Actors With Animals
A Young Elephant Calf vs Buffalo Bull in South Africa
Hot Spring Bath Opens For Japanese Macaques On Hokkaido
These Portraits Reveal The Incredibly Humanlike Expressions Of A Variety Of Apes
The Internet's Most Favorite Animal Captured In Beautiful Portrait Photographs By Felicity Berkleef
New Species of Monkey with Unusual Coloring, 'Human Like' Eyes Found in Congo
A Disney Movie has Come to Life. This Unlikely Duo will Melt Your Heart.
"Under-Cats": Photographer Andrius Burba Captures Photos Of Cats From From Underneath In Colorful Backgrounds
Toucan Beaten By Teenagers Shows Off New 3D Printed Prosthetic Beak
'3D Printed' Animals Illustrate The Irreplaceable Nature Of Endangered Species
Meet Sygmond, The Beautiful Gray Cat Of Your Nightmares
2017 Year In Pictures: Animals
This Artist Makes Funny And Creepy Cat Hybrids Bred In Photoshop. Have Things Gone Too Far?
This Woman Turned Her Friend's Home Into A Cat Paradise For Their 7 Kitties
What Australia Looks Like In The Winter
This Awesome Woman Turned Her Home Into A Bat Sanctuary
2021 “Goats In Trees” Calendar Is Finally Here!
Cockatoos by Leila Jeffreys
Artist Duo Have Created A Unique Set Of Images From The Underside Of Dogs
Orphaned Wombat Baby and Kangaroo Joey are Best Friends
Baby Boom in the Belgian Zoo